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Adefemi Orodeji

Nigeria - Ogun

8, Ajegunle Street, Leme, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

14 Years of Experiences

14 Years of Experiences



About Personal
Adefemi James Orodeji is an adept professional in the field of agronomy, horticulture, and crop breeding with over 10 years of experience in food crop production and research in the grain and horticultural crops value chain. I am experienced in crop trial management, field data collection and analysis, crop varietal selection, sustainable agriculture practices, agricultural risk analysis and management, agricultural market research, and agronomic backstopping. I have successfully supervised the production of 2,000 Ha of grains, and I have provided agronomic advisory and backstopping services to different farmer groups and individual investors in the grain and horticulture crops value chain. I am well equipped with strong farm project planning and management skills, problem-solving and team management skills. In addition, I am enthusiastic, innovative, and passionate about using my technical expertise and knowledge to promote sustainable and scalable food crop production of safe and nutritious foods for a changing climate and ever-growing population. I am motivated to learn and to continuously grow my expertise and competence in new innovative and sustainable ways to produce quality foods that enhance food and nutrition security for humanity.
Farming & Crops
Raw Materials Supplier - Consultations and services - Laboratory Analysis Equipment - Chemical Supplier - Agriculture Products Exporting - Filling & Packaging Materiala - Machines Supplier
agricultural_research_skill - crop_production_and_management_skill - crop_diseases_pests_weeds_scouting_skills - crop_varietal_selection_skill - digital_and_precision_farming_skills - farm_planning_and_budgeting_skills - agricultural_value_chain_analysis_skills - farm_project_management_skill - analytical_and_critical_thinking_skills - anticipative_thinking_skills - planning_and_coordination_skills - problem_solving_skill - interpersonal_skill - communication_skill - leadership_skill - team_management_skill - microsoft_and_google_suites_skills

Lead Agronomist - Terra Agric Farm Future Limited

Nigeria - Lagos

From 2019-04-01 - (5 years after)

Vegetable Crop Agronomist/Field Trial Coordinator - Freelancing

Nigeria - Lagos

From 2018-05-01 - 2019-03-29 (10 months after)

Graduate Research Student - Laboratory of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University and Research

Netherlands - Gelderland

From 2016-09-01 - 2017-02-28 (5 months after)

Research Intern - Rijk Zwaan B.V., De Lier

Netherlands - South Holland

From 2016-05-02 - 2016-08-31 (3 months after)

Program Officer - Food and Organic Agriculture Network, Abeokuta

Nigeria - Ogun

From 2009-06-01 - 2014-07-31 (5 years after)


University / Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands

Degree / Master of Science

Field of Study / Plant Science

Grade / Excellent

period / From 2014-09-01 - 2017-02-28 (2 years after)

University / Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria

Degree / Bachelor of Agriculture (B.Agric)

Field of Study / Plant Breeding and Seed Technology

Grade / Second Class Upper Division

period / From 2004-05-31 - 2010-03-31 (5 years after)

Training & Courses

Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Alnarp, Sweden.

Genetic Resources in Crop Breeding: Conservation, Characterization and Utilization

From 2015-08-17 - 2015-08-28 (1 week after)

Green Office/StartHub, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands

Enterpreneurship for Sustainability

From 2015-02-03 - 2015-05-26 (3 months after)

East - West Seed Knowledge Transfer & Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands

Vegetable Seedlings Production

From 2020-06-01 - 2020-06-05 (4 days after)

Soybean Innovation Lab of Feed the Future Innovation for Soybean Value Chain Research, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Soybean Agronomy for West Africa

From 2021-04-01 - 2021-04-10 (1 week after)

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

AKILIMO Cassava Agronomy

From 2022-01-24 - 2022-06-13 (4 months after)

East – West seed Knowledge Transfer & Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands .

Crop Adviser Trainer on General Vegetable Production

From 2022-07-04 - 2022-10-03 (2 months after)